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EIB at a glance

Tell me about the future
We need to look at the future with fresh eyes to make sure we are helping the generations to come. And there are great reasons to be optimistic. If you are in doubt, watch our new video called “How do you see the future?”

Stronger together: EIB at the World Bank Group/IMF Annual Meetings
The beautiful scenery of Bali served as a backdrop as the EIB discussed environmental degradation, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Why NASA loves supercomputing
The EIB’s head of Innovation Finance Advisory talks to the director of NASA’s exploration technology about why the planet needs high-performance computing.

Our new podcast on Europe’s future
What do vaccines, electric cars, environmental clean-up, online learning and laser technology have in common? All these issues and more are part of our Future Europe podcast, which serves as a road map for life in the future. You can listen right now.

#EIB60. One video, one country, every week
The EU bank’s lending makes a big difference all over Europe. Every week you can discover how we work our magic. Watch all the videos in our YouTube playlist.

The Investment Plan for Europe at a glance

Skeleton Ultracapacitors | Fully Charged
Fully Charged, a YouTube channel produced and hosted by Robert Llewellyn, visits Skeleton Technologies in Tallinn, Estonia, to find out more about ultracapacitor energy storage.

See it on the map
Take a look at a selection of projects that show how the Investment Plan for Europe is making the European Union more competitive.

The latest results
The Investment Plan for Europe continues to mobilise investment to boost the European economy in a sustainable way.

The European Investment Fund at a glance

A big boost for over 200 master’s degree students from Italy
Emil Banca Credito Cooperativo and the EIF launched a pilot scheme that pays the education expenses for students from the Emilia Romagna region who are studying for master’s degrees in Europe.

EU backs more than half a billion zloty for creative and cultural small businesses in Poland
An EIF deal with Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego offers more money for design, visual arts, books, music, architecture and cultural activities in Poland.

EIF Talks - venture capital and disruptive innovation
EIF Talks presents in-house expert opinions from all areas of EIF activity. This video focuses on European venture capital and disruptive innovation, as seen by Uli Grabenwarter, head of equity investments.

Latest publications

The Advisory Hub in 2017: Yielding results

EIB Working Papers 2018/07 - Young SMEs: Driving Innovation in Europe?

Why are young innovators not more engaged in innovation. This working paper examines the role of credit constraints and public grants.

Infrastructure Investment in the Western Balkans: A First Analysis

Financing the future of supercomputing

Supercomputing has become an indispensable resource, thereby transforming research, businesses and our daily lives. This study analysis the key financing challenges and provides recommendations on how to overcome the investment gap.

Upcoming events

EFSI Steering Board meeting

Brussels – 18 October

European Council meeting

Brussels – 18 October

Social Innovation Tournament

Copenhagen – 23 October

Investment Plan for Spain

Europe works

Brussels – 26 to 27 October

Our Ocean 2018

Bali – 29 to 30 October

ECON Workshop

Prague – 5 November

Web Summit

Lisbon – 5 to 8 November

Annual Donors Conference

Luxembourg – 14 November

Policy Dialogue with Friends of Europe

Brussels – 15 November

Microfinance Award Ceremony

Luxembourg – 15 November

EIB Lunch Dialogue

Brussels – 19 November

Africa Day

Addis Ababa – 22 November

EIB Brussels Office annual reception at Villa Empain

Brussels – 29 November


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